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   Eli Cantor Papers 1935-1985.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Eli Cantor Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0190
Bib ID:4079656 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Cantor, Eli.
Title:Eli Cantor Papers 1935-1985.
Physical description:21.5 linear feet (46 document boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. "Brass Ring" correspondence in Box 1 and "Enemy in the Mirror" correspondence in Box 9 are closed.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into three series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Manuscripts, notes, correspondence, printed materials, and books.

Series I: Manuscripts

The collection contains typescript manuscripts with handwritten corrections of Cantor's novels, "Enemy in the Mirror" (N.Y.: Crown Books, 1977) and "Love Letters" (N.Y.: Crown Books, 1980); printed works composed by Gallery 33 of the Composing Room, which Cantor headed from 196l to 1971; and articles by Cantor from various magazines, including "Esquire" and "Coronet". Also included are typescript manuscripts of "The Rite" (N.Y.: Zebra Books, 1979) and "The Nest" (N.Y.: Zebra Books, 1980), novels written by Cantor under the pseudonym Gregory A. Douglas.

Series III: Research Institute of America

This series of the collection contains 59 bound volumes of publications, edited by Cantor, from the "Research Institute of America", a New York based organization devoted to economic affairs.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

"Brass Ring" correspondence in Box 1 and "Enemy in the Mirror" correspondence in Box 9 are closed.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Eli Cantor Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed 08/--/1986 TC

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-10-26 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Contracts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
First drafts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Galley proofs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manuscripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memorandums.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Novels.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Proofs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
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CUL Collections:
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Authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lawyers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Novelists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Printers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Research Institute of America, inc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

American author, lawyer, & printer.

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